Erica
Alyssa
Hernandez

Resumé

Experience

Sports Journalism Institute, Summer 2013

I will spend two weeks at the University of Missouri learning from top sports professionals. I will go on to complete a sports reporting internship at the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

UF&Shands, Jan. 2013

Communications intern. I contribute to the hospitals’ print, online, radio and social media outlets.

Florida Scholastic Press Association, Aug. 2012

Communications intern. I manage FSPA’s social media, help plan and run the annual statewide convention and manage the communication with association members.

ABC News, Aug. 22-31

Radio intern. I assisted with coverage of the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa.

St. Augustine Record, July 2012-Aug. 2012

Sports intern. I covered athletics for the only local newspaper in the area.

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, March 2012-June 2012

Social media manager. I designed and implemented a social media strategy using Twitter, Buffer, Google+ and Facebook.

ESPN Radio Gainesville/ Ocala, Nov.2011

Beat reporter. I write articles for the station’s website and tweet live game updates. I also record and edit radio segments covering UF women’s basketball and lacrosse teams.

Her Campus UFL, Oct. 2011

Reporter, blogger, social media manager. I write weekly stories and blog posts catered to the young college female for the online publication. I also manage the publication’s Twitter and Facebook.

The Independent Florida Alligator, Sept. 2011- Dec. 2012

Writer. I reported on local music, events, places and people for the largest student-run publication in the nation.

The Miami Herald, Aug. 2010-June 2011

Neighbors section intern. I wrote stories and news briefs.

Education

University of Florida (June 2011-May 2015)

Major: journalism, Focus: reporting

Minors: history and education studies

Coral Gables Senior High (Aug. 2007- June 2011)

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Extracurricular

UF Society of Professional Journalists, fundraising chairwoman

Investigative Reporters and Editors

National Education Writers Association

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

Skills

Fluent in Spanish, written and verbal.

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

iMovie, Soundslides and Audacity knowledge.

Social media: Twitter, Buffer App, Facebook, Tumblr, Google+, BlogSpot, YouTube, Wordpress.

Digital and film photography skills.

Awards

2012 IRE Campus Coverage Project at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

SPJ South Florida Professional chapter’s 2012 scholarship.

Philip L. Graham Diversity Scholarship to attend the 2012 IRE National Conference.

2011 Miami Herald South Florida scholarship from UF’s School of Journalism and Communications.

2011 journalism Silver Knight nominee.

References available upon request.